I love spicy Mexican food. I particularly love guacamole, especially my homemade version. It is very fresh and so simple to make. The spiciness of it can altered to your preference so I am keeping it fairly mild in the recipe and then further chilli can be added! In Norway Friday’s seem to be taco … More Best Ever Guacamole
I love breakfast. I try to keep it interesting by not just having toast or cereal everyday. In the UK I would eat a lot of muesli and granola but I never made myself. I only just returned to Oslo 24 hours ago but I have had a very productive day, making pans of soup, … More Almond and Apricot Granola
Pastry is one of my all of time favourite things. Whether it be made into something sweet, like a Bakewell tart, or a savoury pasty. One thing that I always think is hard to come across are good vegetarian pies. In Edinburgh and Orkney on a lazy night when I didn’t feel like cooking from … More Creamy Tarragon, Leek and Sweetcorn Pie
This is an all time favourite cake of my fiancée and mine. It is perfect for autumn and winter with all of the delicious pears around. It is a very earthy cake and isn’t overly sweet like a lot of cakes can be. It will lift your spirits on a cold, wet, drizzly day, especially … More Pear, Hazelnut and Dark Chocolate Cake
This a wonderful soup and incredibly easy to make. I made it this weekend for my fiancé as he was home for the weekend. I had a very busy weekend in the kitchen, I made home-made bread from scratch (I didn’t even make the dough in the bread maker!), shortcrust pastry for a pumpkin pie … More Roast Red Pepper Soup with Pesto Oil
Here we go, my first favourite! I’m not sure how long this post will be but I will write until it feels natural to end. My first favourite is my citrus juicer. I use a lot of lemon in savoury cooking (I don’t like lemon in sweet things) and love my juicer. I bought it … More First Favourite!
I have finally moved into my new apartment in Oslo which is fantastic! I am still surrounded by boxed but most importantly I have fully unpacked and sorted my kitchen. Everything has fit in (just!) and I have so much more surface space than I had in my old kitchen. Tonight I cooked for the … More Apple, Ginger and Lemon Juice